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Korara Highlands Factory Hiring

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Finance Manager

Job Summary

Korara Highlands Tea Factory Ltd has established a new modern tea factory at Kisiara location, Bureti Sub County (Bureti Constituency) in Kericho County, which will manufacture and produce high quality black CTC tea for export and retail markets. Our objective is to manufacture high quality tea through investment in modern state-of-the-art tea production systems as well as ensuring that the factory operates efficientlywith increased production capacity. The Company is seeking to recruit highly and self-motivated and result driven individuals with exceptional qualities to fill the following open vacancies:
Required Qualifications and Experience

• Degree/graduate in finance or accounting

• Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K) or its equivalent

• Masters degree will be an advantage

• Minimum of 10+ years post qualification experience, five of which must be head of Finance in a

major company or division of a large corporation

• Knowledge in computer applications Especially MS Excel, QuickBooks/Sage, other Accounting

Packages and reporting Tools

• Member of professional body
NOTE TO ASPIRING INTERESTED APPLICANTS

a) Interested applicants who meet the minimum requirements for these vacancies to send their applications, detailed CV academic and professional certificates directly to the factory through email: recruitments@korara.company
b) All applications to be received on or before Monday 15th October 2019. Only shortlisted

applicants will be contacted by 30th October 2019 for interviews.

c) Any form of canvassing or coercion will lead to automatic disqualification.

Responsibilities

1. Develop, review and implement financial policies that include among others financial reporting,

financial management, accounts receivable management, accounts payable, fixed assets

management, etc

2. Develop and implement a financialstrategy in line with generally accepted principles, international

accounting standards, and legal framework in place from time to time.

3. Provide effective leadership to the finance team and develop the teams to achieve appropriate

financial management skills. Trains and develops all staff on finance and manage Industrial

Relations in finance dept

11. Analyse financial statement of the company and give sound advice to the management as per the

requirement.

12. Maintenance of accounting and preparation of management accounts e.g. (Cash flow, Income

statement, and Balance sheet).

13. Provides updates on the Supplier Balances and payments.

14. Salaries-farmers/Employees’ payments and follow ups thereafter.

15. Computation of factory COP and recommending ways of cutting cost.

16. Prepare business budgets/forecasting and Capital Expenditure Proposals, ensures that the business

annual revenue budget & expenditure controls against approved budget are in place.

17. Computation of Boiler efficiency.

18. Validate, updating and filing statutory returns and ensure tax compliance on all statutory

obligations (VAT, PAYE, income Tax, NHIF, NSSF etc)

19. Made Tea-Updates on Auctions and Retail Made Tea

20. Supervise the staff within the Accounts Section of the Company;

21. In charge of the proper keeping of books of accounts and monthly financialstatements;

22. Provide financial projections to enable/advise the board to effectively conduct its business;

23. Generate the yearly budget estimates and ensure that the budgetary allocations are adhered to.

24. Develop and manage an efficient filing system at the various company offices;

25. Ensure that proper books of accounts are kept at all times;

26. Participate in annual stock counts

27. Petty cash payment posting and reconciliation

28. Make periodical management reports on finance and accounts;

29. Provide support to internal and external auditors as and when required;

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor’s degree
Required relevant work experience: 10 years
Required languages: English (Spoken:
: fluent)

Electrical Team Leader

Salary range: Confidential | Contract type: Permanent

Job Summary

Korara Highlands Tea Factory Ltd has established a new modern tea factory at Kisiara location, Bureti Sub County (Bureti Constituency) in Kericho County, which will manufacture and produce high quality black CTC tea for export and retail markets. Our objective is to manufacture high quality tea through investment in modern state-of-the-art tea production systems as well as ensuring that the factory operates efficientlywith increased production capacity. The Company is seeking to recruit highly and self-motivated and result driven individuals with exceptional qualities to fill the following open vacancies:
Required Qualifications and Experience

The above position requires the following qualifications and skills: –

• Degree or Higher National Diploma or Diploma in Electrical Engineering.

• Relevant working experience of not less four (4) years in Electrical Field.

• Computer literacy.

• High integrity.

• Team working skills.

• Ability to complete assigned task with set deadline.

• Leading others/Supervisory skill.
NOTE TO ASPIRING INTERESTED APPLICANTS

a) Interested applicants who meet the minimum requirements for these vacancies to send their applications, detailed CV academic and professional certificates directly to the factory through email: recruitments@korara.company
b) All applications to be received on or before Monday 15th October 2019. Only shortlisted

applicants will be contacted by 30th October 2019 for interviews.

c) Any form of canvassing or coercion will lead to automatic disqualification.

Responsibilities

1. Manage all the electrical installations, fittings and systems within the factory and ensures that thecompany machinery (electrical) within the factory are maintained to high standards.

2. Day to day allocation of work, supervision and management of staff within the electrical section.

3. Responsible for all the electrical department equipment, tools and toolboxes.

4. Supervising company Electrical operations and maintenance of the factory motors and systems.

5. Responsible for power house maintenance.

6. Ensure prompt response to reported Electrical issues and breakdowns and immediate approval for

and requisition of required spare parts.

7. Ensuring all machine are running to achieve efficient production.

8. Responsible for implementation of all company policies and procedures in the electrical workshop

9. Appraisal, train and develop all staff in the Electrical section of the factory.

10. Head of Health and Safety in Electrical Engineering section.

11. Ensures that all relevant legal & other requirements (electrical) are complied with in the factory

12. Making of the periodical reports to the management on all the Power consumptions, outages,

power factor and activities of the Electrical section.

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate’s degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Outgrower Services Manager

Kericho, Kenya

Salary range: Confidential | Contract type: Permanent

Job Summary

Korara Highlands Tea Factory Ltd has established a new modern tea factory at Kisiara location, Bureti Sub County (Bureti Constituency) in Kericho County, which will manufacture and produce high quality black

CTC tea for export and retail markets. Our objective is to manufacture high quality tea through investment in modern state-of-the-art tea production systems as well as ensuring that the factory operates efficientlywith increased production capacity. The Company is seeking to recruit highly and self-motivated and result driven individuals with exceptional qualities to fill the following open vacancies:

Required Qualifications and Experience

• Degree/graduate or Diploma in Agriculture or a related field

• Masters degree will be an advantage

• Minimum of 5 years post qualification experience, 3 of which must be in the provision of extensionservices to tea farmers

NOTE TO ASPIRING INTERESTED APPLICANTS

a) Interested applicants who meet the minimum requirements for these vacancies to send their

applications, detailed CV academic and professional certificates directly to the factory

through email: recruitments@korara.company

b) All applications to be received on or before Monday 15th October 2019. Only shortlisted

applicants will be contacted by 30th October 2019 for interviews.

c) Any form of canvassing or coercion will lead to automatic disqualification.

Responsibilities

1. Develop, review and implement green leaf supply policies and post harvesting guidelines.

2. Provide leadership to the Out growers team that comprise Field Coordinators, Extension staff,

Clerks and green leaf transport teams.

3. Oversee the recruitment of tea growers in all the catchment areas and ensure all details are

correctly captured.

4. Periodically propose review of green leaf buying prices taking into consideration prevailing auction

prices, industry wide price trends and supply volumes in the catchment

5. Ensure that green leaf bought from the field arrive at the factory in the required condition and

quality.

6. Ensure that the farmers’ register is up to date with all details as per Tea Directorate and Rainforest

Alliance requirements.

7. Train farmers on appropriate, sustainable and affordable farming methods.

8. Prepare all Outgrowers for Rainforest Alliance (RA) certification.

9. Implement all company policies and procedures in the field operations.

10. Implement all Safety Health, Environment and Quality (SHEQ) requirements.

11. Prepare annual outgrower’s budgets and capital expenditure proposals for inclusion in the

budgetary process and ensures the outgrower’s annual revenue budget and expenditure controls

are in place.

12. Deliver from the field department the business targets aligned to the Company Strategy.

13. Accountable for the custody of all the Company assets in the field/Outgrower section.

14. Periodically appraise, train and develop all field employees on green leaf buying and handling and

manage Industrial Relations in the field.

15. Implement all company policies and procedures in the field

18. Accountable for the custody of all the Company assets in the Field.

19. Make periodical management reports on all outgrower’s operations.

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor’s degree
Required relevant work experience: 5 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

Tea Packing & Dispatch Team Leader

Salary range: Confidential | Contract type: Permanent


Job Summary

Korara Highlands Tea Factory Ltd has established a new modern tea factory at Kisiara location, Bureti Sub County (Bureti Constituency) in Kericho County, which will manufacture and produce high quality black CTC tea for export and retail markets. Our objective is to manufacture high quality tea through investment in modern state-of-the-art tea production systems as well as ensuring that the factory operates efficientlywith increased production capacity. The Company is seeking to recruit highly and self-motivated and result driven individuals with exceptional qualities to fill the following open vacancies:
Required Qualifications and Experience

• Diploma in Food Science or any related course.

• 4 years in the drier, sorting and packing areas.

• Good knowledge of food safety requirements.

• Good knowledge of different primary and secondary grades.

• Understanding of the Binning process.

• Good record keeping.
NOTE TO ASPIRING INTERESTED APPLICANTS

a) Interested applicants who meet the minimum requirements for these vacancies to send their applications, detailed CV academic and professional certificates directly to the factory through email: recruitments@korara.company
b) All applications to be received on or before Monday 15th October 2019. Only shortlisted

applicants will be contacted by 30th October 2019 for interviews.

c) Any form of canvassing or coercion will lead to automatic disqualification.

Responsibilities

1. Supervise staff working within the drier, sorting and packing areas;

2. Ensure that all machinery in the drier, sorting and packing area are in good working condition and report any malfunction to the mechanical section;

3. Ensure that tea is packed to the required standards and packing materials are available and are putin good use.

4. Ensure high hygiene standards on the sorting and packing areas;

5. Undertake the day to day allocation of work to the staff within the drier, sorting and packingsections;

6. Team leader of the Packing section health and safety committee and ensures proper

implementation of the health and safety policy at the work place;

7. Make periodical reportsto the management on all the operations and activities ofthe drier,sortingand packing section;

8. Undertake periodical appraisals for the Packing section staff

9. Prepare tea packing and dispatch daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual packing and stockreturns for management.

Job Requirements

Required education: Diploma, Associate’s degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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